A body was found in a bayou in southwest Houston Friday evening, according to the Houston Police Department.

The body was found at 12417 S. Sam Houston Parkway West around 6:30 p.m. Police say the body is that of a motorcyclist.

Investigators believe the biker crashed into a guardrail and was ejected off of the bike and into the bayou.

A person passing by noticed the body and called police. The motorcycle was found about 300 yards away from the bayou.

The identity of the biker has not been released by authorities.